Texas A&M University-Kingsville

What to bring

Recommended items to bring:

  • Linens (blankets, pillow, bed sheets, etc.)
  • Mattress Pad
  • Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.)
  • Shower Caddy
  • Desk Lamp
  • Trash Can
  • Alarm Clock
  • Power Strips (extension cords are not permitted)
  • Iron
  • Quarters (to wash in halls)
  • Optional items (you may want to check with your roommate first):
    • TV
    • Stereo
    • Small Refrigerator (maximum size, 3 cubic ft.)
    • Coffee Pot
    • Popcorn Popper
    • Computer

What not to bring

Fire safety rules do not allow the following in student rooms:

  • Candles of any type (this includes candle warmers)
  • No smoking in the building
  • Incense
  • Toasters
  • Broiler oven
  • Cooking appliances
  • Hot plates
  • Scentsy wax warmers
  • Halogen torchiere style lamps
  • Fireworks or storage of flammable liquids
  • Cooking is not permitted in the student rooms; a small kitchen is available in each hall to cook
  • Room decorations must be used safely; not obstruct exit from room
  • Bicycles may not be left in hallways, stairwells, or entrances
  • Other important policies:
    • No pets allowed (only small aquarium w/tropical fish)
    • Weapons are not allowed on campus
    • Use or possession of illegal drugs is prohibited
    • Students under 21 years of age may not posses alcohol in their rooms; if one student is 21 and roommate is not, there is to be no alcohol in the room
    • All students must observe the hall’s study/quiet hours. Excessive noise is not permitted


This page was last updated on: October 21, 2013